Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Risk factors for suicidal behavior

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 403-409
Heading: Neurology Article type: Review
Authors: Bachilo E.V., Barylnik J.B., Antonova A.A.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The article presents data on risk factors that contribute to the development of suicidal behavior. The development of suicidal behavior is infuenced by a number of factors. These include — gender, age, residence, occupation, marital status, health status, etc. A number of studies indicated the impact of economic and social factors on the level of suicidal activity of the population. Observed relationship between mental disorders, substance abuse (particularly alcohol) and suicide. In this case, the presence of numerous investigations in the feld of Suicidology, a number of problems still remains unsolved. Further study of issues relating to risk factors that infuence the development of suicidal behavior. Of particular note is the importance of “regional” risk factors that most infuence on the formation of suicidal behavior in a particular region.

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